MiPet Petalexin Tablets 600mg pk210


Petalexin 600mg tablets for dogs are creamyoblong tablets with small brown spots marked with a score line. The tablets canbe divided into halves.

SPC_1311173.PDF (defra.gov.uk)

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Petalexin 600mg tablets for dogs

For the treatment of bacterial skin infections in dogs (including deep andsuperficial pyodermas) caused by organisms susceptible to cefalexin.

For the treatment ofurinary-tract infections in dogs (including nephritis and cystitis) caused byorganisms susceptible to cefalexin.

The product can be used in pregnant and lactatinganimals.

 Amounts to beadministered and administration route

15 mg of cephalexin per kg of bodyweighttwice daily (equivalent to 30 mg per kg of bodyweight per day) for a durationof:

- 14 days in case of urinary-tractinfection in dogs;

- at least 15 days in case ofsuperficial infectious dermatitis in dogs;

- at least 28 days in case of deepinfectious dermatitis in dogs.

To achieve this dosage, administer:

in dogs:

Twice daily, one tablet per 40 kg of bodyweight or ½tablet per 20 kg of bodyweight.

 To ensure correct dosage, bodyweight should bedetermined as accurately as possible to avoid underdosing.

Due to its palatable formulation, theproduct is well accepted by dogs but may be crushed or added to food ifnecessary.

In severe or acute conditions, the dosemay be safely doubled.

Shelf-life of the veterinary medicinal product as packagedfor sale: 3 years.

Keep the blisters in the outer carton.

Divided tablets should be stored in blister packs.

One tabletcontains Cephalexin 600 mg (as Cefalexin Monohydrate)

Do not use in animals which are known to behypersensitive to penicillins and cephalosporins.

Do not use in rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters andgerbils.

Do not use in known cases of hypersensitivity to theactive substance, to other cephalosporins, to other substances of the lactamgroup or to any of the excipients.